$100,000 in 1970 vs. Today

Is $100,000 a lot of Money? Depending on who you ask, some people will say $100,000 is a great threshold to reach in your career, business, or however you earn money. Maybe it was just me,...

How Much Should I Have Saved By Age

1. Savings By Age. Table of Contents If you read my blog post on why Americans suck at saving, in the article I include a link to how much the average person should have saved by age. According...

102 Personal Finance Tips for 2019

102 Personal Finance Tips for 2019 Budgeting First thing is first when it comes to money and your personal finances – 80% of self made millionaires have a budget. So the #1 personal finance tip in...

Should I Buy A New Car?

The weather gets warm, the trees start to turn green and simultaneously something inside of us gently nudges us to hop online and browse new cars. As if the pollen flooding our noses isn’t...

What Does Living Stingy Mean? 6 Steps to Get There

Living stingy isn’t a bad thing. Table of Contents There is nothing wrong with being stingy with your money. Typically, people who are referred to as being stingy are seen as cheap, frugal, ungenerous, or a...

How Does Discretionary Income Work?

What is Discretionary Income? Table of Contents The definition of the term discretion literally means “Available for the use at the discretion (choice) of the user.” In other words, discretionary income is the amount of money someone...

Are You House Poor? (6 Ways to Fix It)

My Personal Experience With Being House Poor Table of Contents The saying that kids don’t pick up on things is completely fabricated. I don’t really know why this sticks with me, but I remember in elementary school...

Oops… We Overspent: 10 Steps to Stop Overspending

Oops… we greatly over spent on our kitchen remodel. Initially planning to just knock down a non load bearing wall in between our kitchen and dining room, turned into a full fledged kitchen remodel. And...

Smart Money Moves to Make If You Earn Less Than $50,000 A Year?

n other words, what smart money moves should someone be making if they make less than $50,000 per year like I did when I was just graduating from college. What to do if you make...

11 Buyer’s Remorse Tips You Can Use (So You Can Stop Feeling Bad About...

Just the other day I was preparing for some summer festivities when I did what most people do when it’s nice out… I made a stop at the good ol’ Costco. Needing some dog food,...

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